Wednesday, November 25, 2015

This year’s 18-Day Campaign to End VAW kick-off activity, “Assembly of Anti-VAW Advocacy Supporters” is a gathering of government, non-government, academe and private sector stakeholders to take stock of milestone accomplishments (gains) in addressing Violence Against Women (VAW) in the Philippines.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 to Saturday, December 12, 2015
In solidarity with the United Nations’ UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) calls on all stakeholders to participate in the ORANGE YOUR ICON for 18 Days as part of the 2015 18-Day Campaign to End VAW.

Our objective

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 to Saturday, December 12, 2015

This page is a work in progress. Please visit the page from time to time to get updates.

Campaign Background

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Philippine Commission on Women, will convene the Fourth GAD Budget Forum (4th GBF) on November 4 and 5, 2015 at the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), Agham Road, Quezon City. The forum will serve as a venue to:

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Philippine Commission on Women is pleased to announce that the profiling for the second batch of potential LGU Local Learning Hubs on GAD is now ongoing.

The certification of GAD Local Learning Hub (LLH) is designed to institutionalize the sharing and replication of LGUs notable experiences and practices on gender mainstreaming.

As an initial step in the certification, the PCW will profile LGUs based on the following criteria:

Thursday, May 7, 2015

2015 Women's Month Celebration - Calendar of Activities

Monday, May 4, 2015 to Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 10 is Mother's Day. What makes your nanay, inay, mommy or mama a HERO? Share your thoughts as we join the whole world in celebrating Mother’s Day this Sunday. Please do not forget to use #HeroAngNanayKo and ​#ArawNiNanay2015 when posting in your social media accounts. Happy Mother's Day!

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is now accepting applications for the fourth batch of the National GAD Resource Pool. Interested individuals must submit duly filled-out Profile Form (Form A) and Training Needs Assessment Form (Form B) which can be downloaded from the Profiling of the 4th Batch of GAD Resource Pool webpage. Other details together with the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the GAD Resource Pool Members can also be downloaded.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


"The low number of women in politics is detrimental for society as a whole" – this statement from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) during the 3rd World Conference on Women in 1985 did not capture much attention. The outcome document of the Conference called the Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies say almost nothing about women’s political participation. Only in 1990 did the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women considered equality in political participation and decision-making as a priority issue.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

In line with the National Women’s Month, the MGEC is holding a Women and Media Summit to discuss the role of media in raising the consciousness of the general public in recognizing the dignity of women and the role and contribution of women in the family, community, and the society. Moreover, this will highlight media’s role in promoting women’s political participation, power, leadership and decision-making.